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Titre : THE HESPERIDES: A LOOKING-GLASS FUGUE
Éditeur : Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, London
Date d'édition : 1936
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7  9-318  [320: blank], original pebbled red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, all edges trimmed and not stained. First edition, probable later issue. "The protagonist is taken to Venus, where he finds a totalitarian collectivist state in which religion and free speech are ruthlessly suppressed. He becomes involved with dissenters, who are eventually forced to take arms. An idiosyncratic satire with one or two nice touches, but rather long-winded." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-88. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 153. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 142. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 172. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 883. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 212. Bleiler (1978), p. 154. Reginald 11150. A bright, near fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with touch of wear to lower corner tips and a bit or dustiness. (#89932). N° de réf. du libraire 89932
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